Regional Lead – Poland (or wider Eastern European region)

The role purpose:  

The purpose of this role is to drive forward the localisation capacity strengthening agenda both across the movement and as a critical stakeholder in the wider ecosystem in the respective region. This role will work with the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s Head of Regions in the development of the Eastern European regional capacity strengthening centre ensuring that it encapsulates the current capacity and partnerships in place and will increase the profile and identify opportunities both across the movement and the wider sector in the accessibility and uptake of learning solutions at a national and local level. 

Role Dimension: This role will sit within the newly formed Eastern European regional response unit and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA), a member neutral entity that provides capacity strengthening across the Save the Children movement.  The team combines digital learning platforms, creative learning content and the design, development and delivery of quality accredited capacity strengthening and learning in an exciting and innovative offer that is both unique and unmatched anywhere across the sector.  Capacity-strengthening and user-centred learning is, and will continue to be, of increasing importance – a key area to ensure the sector is able to respond effectively and efficiently to crises. The HLA enables Save the Children to offer the most effective and impactful humanitarian capacity strengthening resource for both the Save the Children movement, the wider humanitarian sector and beyond. 

About the Humanitarian Leadership Academy

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA) as part of Save the Children UK’s humanitarian department (SCUK), provides high-quality humanitarian capacity strengthening for the movement, as well as the wider sector, as part of our shifting the power agenda.

The HLA’s mission, as a team within the humanitarian department, is to enable people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries, by providing quality learning opportunities. The HLA’s approach spans from focused needs-based learning in countries hit by crises to the huge international reach of our learning platform, Kaya. They are a global team that has a full suite of in-house skills to provide and develop the offer; technical and learning experts, platform specialists, a digital and design studio, communications support and more.

The HLA enables SCUK to offer the most effective and impactful humanitarian capacity strengthening resource for both the Save the Children movement, the wider humanitarian sector and beyond.

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Submit your CV to:  

For more questions: Pawel Mania 

Apply as soon as possible, we are reviewing applications as they are received. 


Location: Poland (or wider Eastern European region) 

Fixed Term Contract – 12 months renewable

Closing date:

Apply as soon as possible

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